This pinata was the hit of our 5th Birthday Butterfly Bash. To make it, we taped an oval balloon to a broomstick handle wedged between two chairs, and covered it with a mixture of 1 inch wide newspaper strips and paper mache paste (1 part flour to 2 parts water, with a few tablespoons of salt). We did not cover the bottom of the balloon, which created the open hole shown here.
This is so adorable. I would love to try and do something like this for my soon to be 7 year olds party.
thanks for sharing with us!!!
I made a black ant pinata for my son & daughter's combined picnic-themed birthday party a few weeks ago! It was simple- tape 3 balloons together, paper mache it, let dry overnight, make candy-insertion holes (1 per sphere), pop & remove balloons, cover with black crepe paper using hot glue, then add candy!
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